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Game Ranger Courses and Wildlife Tracking Courses in Africa with ACE

Our Game Ranger Courses offer a thorough introduction to the wildlife of southern Africa while the Wildlife Tracking Courses provide in depth training in a challenging environment.

Botswana Wildlife Monitoring Project - Wildlife Research in Africa

Wildlife volunteers with the Botswana Wildlife Monitoring Project experience wildlife volunteering in the Tuli Block.

Mofemedi Reflections

Mofemedi Reflections

Seeking the rhino By Lucy Marris It's just after 5.00 in the morning; I'm on the top of a rugged mountain range set within a massive game reserve in the far north of the Limpopo Province of South Africa gamely brandishing what looks like an ancient television aerial to the

Knowing the difference between a lion track and a cheetah's

Knowing the difference between a lion track and a cheetah's

As keen conservationists, Gary and Matt Franklin were looking for a wildlife trip with a difference - definitely not your average safari. What they got was two weeks crammed full of learning about wildlfe and a life changing experience: I have been on a two week life changing experience with

Wish you could spend a whole year at one of our projects?

Wish you could spend a whole year at one of our projects?

But uni is starting again, your job doesn't include a sabbatical and your family would quite like to see you every now and then as well? If you can't be out in Africa, we thought we'll bring Africa to you: You get to spend the whole year with one of

A Land of Dust and Magic

A Land of Dust and Magic

"Tuli is a word meaning dust, depicting the conditions in the Tuli block during the dry season. I was fortunate enough to visit the property ';Tuli Wilderness' in the season change over through Nov...

Playing Hide And Seek With Elephants at Tuli

Playing Hide And Seek With Elephants at Tuli

Volunteers at the Tuli Conservation Project spend most of their days monitoring the wildlife in the stunning Tuli block. While they learn to identify animal movements based on the tracks they find,...

Tracking wild cheetah, observing hunting behaviour and relocating brown hyena at Zingela

Tracking wild cheetah, observing hunting behaviour and relocating brown hyena at Zingela

"Sitting at a hide on Sunday, we saw a cheetah coming to drink. It had been a good day already, we saw gemsbok and warthog, but this was just brilliant. We had heard the birds alarming for about fi...

Predator work updates from the bush...

Predator work updates from the bush...

Volunteering at Zingela Conservation Project , recent volunteers share some of their diary entries with us... Today we tracked a female cheetah on foot and it turned into an unexpected surprise! A...

The first tracker course was a great success!

The first tracker course was a great success!

The brand new tracker course ran for the first time in October 08, and proved to be a great success! It was a challenging experience for all involved, but the great news is that everyone managed t...

Close encounter with a leopard

At Phinda volunteers head out at night to track the elusive leopard. Once located and darted with a sedative, the volunteers help secure a radio collar and collect data on their condition

A walk in the bush with mum

Each of the rhino's four stumpy feet has three toes, an ideal feature for tracking the world's largest land mammal (second to the elephant)

Tracking cheetah using telemetry

Tracking cheetah and leopard using telemetry equipment and traditional tracking techniques is the main focus at Zingela Predator Conservation Project

Cheetah at a kill

It is thought that cheetahs lose between approximately 10 to 15% of kills to the hyena.

Tracking cheetah on foot!

Running at speeds between 112 and 120 km/h (70 and 75 mph) puts a great deal of strain on the cheetah's body. When sprinting, the cheetah's body temperature becomes so high that it would be deadly to continue; this is why the cheetah is often seen resting after it has caught its prey.

Cheetah Kill

The cheetah has an average hunting success rate of around 50% - half of its chases result in capture.

Porcupine Tracks

On the wildlife tracking course students use their new tracking skills to locate wild animals in the bush

A walk in the bush with mum

Tuli has the last wild roaming population of elephants in southern Africa

Wildlife Tracking Course

Video introduction to the wildlife tracking course in Botswana.